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A monograph of the Trochilidae, or family of humming-birds


Published 1880
Topics Hummingbirds
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statement of responsibility: by John Gould ; completed after the author's death by R. Bowdler Sharpe.

On t.p., "Supplement" appears at end of statement of responsibility.

Issued in 5 parts between 1880 and 1887; the title leaf, dated 1887, was issued with the final part.

Intended as a record of hummingbird species discovered since the publication of the original 5 v. monograph in 1849-1861.

"Printed by Taylor and Francis"--Verso of t.p.

Plates drawn and lithographed by Gould and/or W. Hart, and printed by Walter or Mintern Bros.

Text for the most part is printed on one side of the leaf only.

Plates are hand-colored

citation/reference: Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 263-264

citation/reference: Anker, J. Bird books, 182

citation/reference: Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbücher, 380

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Includes bibliographical descriptions.

On t.p., "Supplement" appears at end of statement of responsibility

Issued in 5 parts between 1880 and 1887; the title leaf, dated 1887, was issued with the final part

Intended as a record of hummingbird species discovered since the publication of the original 5 v. monograph in 1849-1861

"Printed by Taylor and Francis"--Verso of t.p

Plates drawn and lithographed by Gould and/or W. Hart, and printed by Walter or Mintern Bros

Text for the most part is printed on one side of the leaf only

Includes bibliographical descriptions

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.

Anker, J. Bird books

Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelbücher

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SCNHRB has two copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088009903683) has bookplates: 1. (armorial) Sir David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons bart. of Broomhill, Tunbridge Wells, with motto: Deo adjuvante; 2. John H.H. Phipps

SCNHRB c. 1 has contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco leather binding with raised bands and all edges gilt

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013479530) has bookplate: Clare College Cambridge, The Wane Collection 1954, The gift of Frank Innes Wane admitted a member of the College in 1907

SCNHRB c. 2 has contemporary half binding of red sheepskin and green goatskin, title in gilt on spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Measures 57 cm


Volume c 11
Publisher London : Henry Sothern & Co.
Year 1880
Pages 336
Possible copyright status Not in copyright
Language English
Call number 39088009903683
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
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